Martin Wolf

Financial Times


Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator of the Financial Times. His books include Fixing Global Finance, Why Globalization Works, and The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis.

In 2000, he was awarded the Commander of the British Empire (CBE).

Featured Work

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SEP 24, 2015 Podcast

Is the Eurozone Crisis Over?

Economist Martin Wolf lays out the three enormous problems Europe faces today: relations with Russia; a possible Brexit; and the migration crisis. He goes on ...

The Shifts and the Shocks: What We

OCT 23, 2014 Podcast

The Shifts and the Shocks: What We've Learned--and Have Still to Learn--From the Financial Crisis

Why did the 2008 financial crisis occur? What should it teach us about modern economies and economics? Martin Wolf does a masterly job of untangling this ...

Martin Wolf

MAY 14, 2012 Podcast

America in the 21st Century: A View from Europe

It's likely that the U.S. will cease to be the world's largest economic power by not later than the 2020s, predicts Martin Wolf. However--depending ...